6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

6 days in Colorado Springs & Manitou Springs Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Manitou Springs
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs

— 4 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Cañon City (Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, The Abbey Events Complex, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, don't miss a visit to Olympic Training Center, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs road trip app.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Manitou Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:

Manitou Springs

— 1 night
Manitou Springs' main street was once a trail that led directly to the base of Pike's Peak.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and then shop like a local with Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Manitou Springs trip maker site.

Manitou Springs is just a stone's throw from Colorado Springs. October in Manitou Springs sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Manitou Springs

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26: